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post #31 of 97
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high price = piracy

Games are rediculously expensive

Do not try and give me the hour of entertainment per cost argument ... movie producers put way more effort into the much shorter forms of entertainment than game dev do.
that is for console. it released at $50 on PC.
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post #32 of 97
This game is actually pretty fun,sounds like we should be gettin a patch to fix some minor issues maybe this week. How many of u guys complaining bought Black Flops?
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post #33 of 97
Do these guys have a feedback channel of some sort? I'd just like to let them know me, and most of my friends, no matter how interested we are in the game, will not buy it unless there's a demo or free weekend to let us try it.
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post #34 of 97
The game does have its issues. TDM mode turns into a sniper camp fest. The only mode worth playing it Ground Control. Speaking of, there are only two modes in the multi player and only a few maps. Maps are huge but theres no bullet drop. Graphics are a mix between COD and BC2. The battle point system is a plus and minus depending on how you view it. I think its "kinda" cool but could use some tweaking.
post #35 of 97
So I checked amazon and walmart and I haven't seen these prices at all and they are holding at $55...dont know what the article claims because I do not see the proof...as of yet...
    
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I think gamers are finally deciding that, no, they don't want to buy every mid-market shooter that comes along. Let this be a lesson to developers. The FPS market has been saturated. With all of the fantastic shooters coming from Activision Blizzard, EA, and Valve, who has the time or the money left to spend $60 on a new IP from THQ?
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post #37 of 97
I never thought this game looked very good. I watched my friend play it for a bit and I wasn't impressed. I probably won't even buy it when it goes on sale for $5 on steam.
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post #38 of 97
If 6-7K is on steam and everyone saying thats pants, Well its not even released in the EU yet.... Prolly means we need to wait till tomorow to install it if we get it today from our pre order
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post #39 of 97
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Originally Posted by Kirby1 View Post
high price = piracy

Games are rediculously expensive

Do not try and give me the hour of entertainment per cost argument ... movie producers put way more effort into the much shorter forms of entertainment than game dev do.
Last I read the average game costs $25 to $50 million and beyond the game's first 2 months, sales are a virtual drip. The average game provides 20-40 hrs of replayable game time.

The average Hollywood movie costs $100 million, but has 3 avenues to reclaim that money. The movie theaters, Dvd/Blu-Ray sales and TV plays. A movie generally is 2 hrs with most being good for 1 to 2 replays.

So unless you live outside the US, games are actually priced VERY well.
    
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post #40 of 97
Played the single player for a few minutes. Only because I didn't have time for anything further.

Seemed like a pretty good game. Very similar feel to Metro 2033 which is obvious because it's the same engine.
First scene in the game I noticed how bad of a job they'd done with voice/animation matching. HL2(2004) has better mouth animation and matching than this game. Nothing says immersion killer like bad voice matching.

Can't say too much about the game yet, but it looked promising.
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